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Sixteenth-century Bristol

Read by Elaine Webb


John Latimer


Plague, piracy and payments to members of Parliament! The town of Bristol, England in the Sixteenth Century was a fascinating place, and Joh…

Six Years in the Prisons of England

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Frank Henderson


A Merchant talks about daily life inside prisons of England, describes routines and how prisoners are treated. He notes stories of how fello…

Diary Written in the Provincial Lunatic Asylum

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Mary Huestis Pengilly


Mary Pengilly was taken to a Lunatic Asylum by her sons where she kept a diary, which this book is taken from. Mary records the harsh condit…

Two Years and Four Months in a Lunatic Asylum

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Hiram Chase


Hiram Chase is a well liked Reverend in a small ministry in Utica. When his mental and physical health deteriorates, he is taken to Utica lu…

The Rebel of the School

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L. T. Meade


Kathleen O'Hara is a young pretty girl sent to school in England from Ireland by her father to get a good education, but Kathleen has other …

Dulcibel

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Henry Peterson


Dulcibel is a young, pretty and kind-hearted fictional character charged with Witchcraft during the infamous Salem Witch trials. During this…

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In The Peril Finders

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George Fenn and George Manville Fenn


In California settlers are trying to make a living working as fruit-growers. Problems with blights and insects mean that the crops are faili…